The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT jobs advertised for the Andover region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 13 18 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing Firewall 23 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 17.97% 6.32% 50.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.66% 42.86% 67.74%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 16
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.55%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
Firewall
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Andover region.

Communications & Networking Category
Andover
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Andover 45.31% 14.74% 73.81%
Number of salaries quoted 58 14 22
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Andover region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Andover

Firewall
Salary Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Firewall across the Andover region.

Firewall Salary Trend in Andover

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 34 (100.00%) ITIL
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
1 34 (100.00%) DHCP
1 34 (100.00%) DNS
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 34 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (73.53%) Linux
2 25 (73.53%) vSphere
3 23 (67.65%) HP SIM
3 23 (67.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
3 23 (67.65%) HP
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (67.65%) HP Data Protector
3 23 (67.65%) SC Cleared
3 23 (67.65%) DV Cleared
3 23 (67.65%) VMware
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (67.65%) Symantec
3 23 (67.65%) NetBackup
4 14 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (41.18%) SLA
4 14 (41.18%) Capacity Management
4 14 (41.18%) 3PAR
5 11 (32.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (32.35%) CCNA
5 11 (32.35%) CISSP
5 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (32.35%) DMZ

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Andover by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Andover region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
1 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (26.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) DHCP
1 34 (100.00%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) DMZ
2 11 (32.35%) FTP
2 11 (32.35%) HTTP
2 11 (32.35%) TCP/IP
2 11 (32.35%) SMTP
2 11 (32.35%) Network Security
2 11 (32.35%) X.400
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Administrator
1 23 (67.65%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (32.35%) Security Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (32.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Linux
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (67.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (41.18%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (67.65%) SC Cleared
2 23 (67.65%) DV Cleared
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 11 (32.35%) CCNA
3 11 (32.35%) CISSP
3 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (41.18%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) vSphere
2 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
3 9 (26.47%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (67.65%) HP SIM
1 23 (67.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 23 (67.65%) HP Data Protector
1 23 (67.65%) NetBackup
2 9 (26.47%) SCCM
2 9 (26.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (67.65%) HP
2 23 (67.65%) VMware
2 23 (67.65%) Symantec
3 14 (41.18%) 3PAR